1st Semifinal Uefa Euro 2016, Portugal 2-0 Wales Score Results Highlights :- The UEFA Euro 2016 is now in the Semis and the teams who will play the first semifinal match are Portugal and Wales. These both team will lock their horn at the Stade des Lumieres (Lyon) on July 6, 2016.
This is the first time that Wales have qualified for the Semifinal in their European history. The Wales have played Euro Cup for the most number of 5 times but it is the first time that they have experienced the title semifinalist.
The performance of Wales in this year’s Euro has been magnificent as they have won 4 matches out of the last 5 matches. The lone defeat came against the England by 2-1. This team thrashed Belgium by 3-1 in the quarterfinal to win their ticket for the Semifinal.
Wales will play this quarterfinal match against Strong Portugal team without the services of Aaron Ramsey and Ben Davies as both these team . Apart from this, Wales have no injury issue.
On the other side, Portugal has been undefeated in this tournament so far but they have not won a single match within the period of 90 minutes. This is the six-time for Portugal team when they have reached the Semifinal stage of Europen Championship.
This team thrashed the Poland on Penalty Shootout by 5-3 to reach the Semifinal stage but now they would like to win the match in the provided time frame.
William Carvalho will not be the part of starting a lineup of Portugal team in their next match as he had received the second yellow card of this season in the latest clash against the Poland.
Also, Andre Gomes and Raphael Guerreiro will are still recovering from their respective injuries.
WALES PREDICTED LINEUP (3-5-2)
Henessey – Chester, Williams, Collins – Gunter, Ledley, Allen, Joe Williams, Taylor – Bale, Robson-Kanu
PORTUGAL PREDICTED LINEUP (4-4-2)
Rui Patricio – Cedric, Fonte, Pepe, Eliseu – Mario, Sanches, Moutinho, Silva – Nani, Ronaldo.
HEAD TO HEAD
These both teams have played only a single game against each other way back in the year 2000 and Portugal won that match by 3-0.
Although Wales has played brilliant football in this tournament so far but they looks minor against the Ronaldo loaded Portugal side.
Portugal team is looking predicted to win this match and Christiano Ronaldo will most likely to play an important role in this big match.